Let’s Party!

Christmas is a birthday party. Just the other night I found myself staring at my pathetic Christmas tree. It’s about three feet tall and unusually skinny. It does, however, have flocked branches and attached white lights for a holiday effect. My living room is small and (I know) over decorated, so I thought a modest…

Is It Right To Reduce Someone To The One Mistake They Made?

Have you ever been reduced to the one mistake you made? Unavoidably, life has a way of throwing us off our horse. Rearranging a life, can turn you upside down and inside out, all because of 1 mistake. A friend of mine, found herself unmarried and pregnant. Yet, with much anguish, she made the decision…

What Would You Do if You Witnessed Something Illegal?

What Would You Do if You Witnessed Something Illegal?

Would you intervene if you witnessed something illegal? After I was released from Alderson Federal Prison, I visited friends and co-workers whom had supported me, through emails and letters. It was comforting to know they were still on my side and returning was an opportunity to personally thank them. One afternoon, I decided to surprise…

Fired For No Reason or Discriminated?

Fired for no reason: Discriminated based on personality.  Whether you can be fired for no reason, when you did nothing wrong, depends on your employment status and specifically on whether you are an at-will employee. In most of the United States, employees are generally considered “at will” employees. At-will means that you or your employer…